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February 4, 2015
UMass Dartmouth student proposes drones in the air to help drivers find parking spots on the ground
Doctoral candidate Amir Ehsani Zonouz wins Siemens Mobility IDEA Contest for Smart Parking System
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January 30, 2015
UMassD Q&A on Deflategate with Mechanical Engineering Professor Alex Fowler
The National Football League is currently investigating the New England Patriots to determine why game balls used AFC Championship game were under-inflated. The "Deflategate" scandal continues to make national headlines in the lead up to the Super Bowl. According to the most recent reports, the NFL has requested the help of Columbia University's Physics Department. UMass Dartmouth Mechanical Engineering Professor Alex Fowler provides his thoughts on the science of Deflategate, Bill Nye, and what the NFL could do moving forward.
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January 26, 2015
UMassD Q&A on Asteroid heading past Earth with Physics Professor Alan Hirshfeld
"I may grab my favorite binoculars and give it a shot myself." -- Don Yeomans, manager of NASA's Near Earth Object Program Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California
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January 15, 2015
UMassD Q&A on Cyber Security with Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Lance Fiondella
"If we're going to be connected, then we need to be protected." -- President Obama
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December 14, 2014
Prof. Liudong Xing (ECE) selected Leo M. Sullivan Teacher of the Year
Professor Liudong Xing of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has been honored with the Leo M. Sullivan Teacher of the Year award for 2014.  The award was presented at a Faculty Federation banquet on December 3, 2014.
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November 19, 2014
UMass Dartmouth named Best College for Online Master's in Computer Science
UMass Dartmouth ranked Top 20 in nation by Computer Science Online for outstanding online master's program in computer science
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November 5, 2014
UMass Dartmouth named top producer in United States of master's degrees in Physics
UMass Dartmouth recognized by American Physical Society for number of master physics degrees granted
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October 15, 2014
UMass Dartmouth student earns three prize ribbons for 'People Mover' at World Maker Faire
First year student Adrian Niles, of Brockton, MA earns two Editor's Choice and Best in Class ribbons at 5th annual Faire in New York
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September 26, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Professor receives four National Science Foundation grants totaling $900K for wireless monitoring of premature infants and other eHealth initiatives
Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Honggang Wang's work to enhance secure wireless communication of patient data and reduce health care costs
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September 25, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Professor receives National Science Foundation grant for collaborative research on role of eddies on phytoplankton in subpolar North Atlantic
Mechanical Engineering Professor Amit Tandon receives $324,615 for "Role of Mixed Layer Eddies on Phytoplankton Productivity in Seasonally Variable Regimes"
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September 24, 2014
PlayStation 3 supercomputer places UMass Dartmouth #1 in the world in code cracking challenge list
Professor Gaurav Khanna's PS3 cluster, built to study black holes and cybersecurity, generates 50 billion keys per second with 1 in 10 chance of winning the international cryptography contest
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September 16, 2014
CEO of Avon Products, Inc. and UMass Dartmouth Alumna Sheri McCoy to visit campus September 22 for Leadership & Innovation Campus Talk
Prior to campus talk, Sheri McCoy to join University officials for ribbon cutting of new Bioengineering Laboratory
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September 4, 2014
Professor Tandon (MNE) leads new collaborative NSF Award
Title Collaborative Research: Role of mixed layer eddies on phytoplankton productivity in seasonally variable regimes
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September 3, 2014
UMass Dartmouth's novel supercomputer takes it to the top of the well-known RC5 cryptography challenge
Professor Gaurav Khanna of the Physics Department and Associate Director of the Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research (CSCVR), and others, have built a novel supercomputer using consumer video-gaming components (over a hundred Sony PlayStations and multiple AMD Radeon graphics-cards) that has enabled the campus' rank to soar to the absolute top of the RC5-72 contest participant list.
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August 25, 2014
UMass Dartmouth's novel supercomputer takes it to the top of the well-known RC5 cryptography challenge
Professor Gaurav Khanna of the Physics Department and Associate Director of the Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research (CSCVR) and others have built a novel supercomputer using consumer video-gaming components (over a hundred Sony PlayStations and multiple AMD Radeon graphics-cards) that has enabled the campus' rank to soar to the absolute top of the RC5-72 contest participant list.
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August 5, 2014
UMass Dartmouth College of Engineering Faculty Awarded $249,785 from New England Transportation Consortium
Funding Supports Research in Pavement Material Construction and Sustainability
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August 1, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Physicist's Book Details Astronomical Photography's Transformative Impact on View of Modern Universe
"Starlight Detectives" by Professor Alan Hirshfeld Provides Illuminating History of Astronomy, Work of Pioneering Scientists
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July 3, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Scientists Join U.S.-India Monsoon Research
First-of-its-kind collaboration between the United States and India to support large-scale research on monsoon and tropical weather event forecasting
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June 30, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Celebrates First Graduate from New Doctoral Program
Sung Hoon Kim Earns Ph.D. from University's Engineering and Applied Science Program
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June 23, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Faculty Builds Supercomputer to Study Black holes and Cybersecurity Using 176 Sony PlayStation 3 Consoles
Physics Associate Professor Dr. Gaurav Khanna Builds Low-Cost Supercomputer, Performance Comparable to Nearly 3000 Processor-cores of Typical Laptop or Desktop
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